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Front view of Intel Celeron G555

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Intel Celeron G555

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Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 69.1 °C vs 55 °C More than 25% higher Maximum operating temperature
Front view of AMD Athlon X2 6000+

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Much higher clock speed 3 GHz vs 2.7 GHz More than 10% higher clock speed
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.33 GHz vs 2.7 GHz Around 25% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.53 GHz vs 2.7 GHz More than 30% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Celeron G555 vs Athlon X2 6000+

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PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Celeron G555  vs
Athlon X2 6000+ 
Clock speed 2.7 GHz 3 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 1155
AM2

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 65W 125W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 30.11 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 109.5 $/year
Performance per watt 1.96 pt/W 0.53 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 101.56W

details

Celeron G555  vs
Athlon X2 6000+ 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 2
L2 cache 1 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 2 MB 0 MB
L3 cache per core 1 MB/core 0 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 90 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 69.1°C Unknown - 55°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.7 GHz 3.33 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.7 GHz 3.53 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.7 GHz 3.33 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU None
Label Intel® HD Graphics N/A
Number of displays supported 2 N/A
GPU clock speed 850 MHz N/A
Turbo clock speed 1,000 MHz N/A
Intel Celeron G555
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